Entries by Paula Holopainen

First Impressions

Business cards are still the primary way to exchange information. With all the new ways to interact within the business community, we cannot forget the most important. Business cards are still the primary way to exchange information. While ‘bumping’ smart phones is easy, most small to medium sized businesses do not have the resources to […]

Quick Tip: Labels and Thermal Ribbons

Always evaluate the purpose of a label when choosing type. Thermal transfer labels require a ribbon. For paper labels a wax based ribbon is generally sufficient and the most cost effective. However for labels made with synthetic materials such as polyester and polypropylene, a wax/resin or full resin ribbon will be required to produce the […]

Do you know your Printing History?

History of printing No matter how digital we become, there will always be a place for printed items. Each breakthrough over the centuries has had some speculating the end of an era, when in fact it’s just evolving.

What are Shells?

Shells can be a great option depending on your company needs! In the printing industry, when you hear the word “shell” in reference to “printing a shell” or “imprints on shells”, the word shell means any printed item that has pre-printed images or text on the paper to LATER be imprinted with information that is […]